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Richard Eugene Schaekel,70, passed away Wednesday July 28,2021. He was born in Mt Comfort Indiana to Calvin Schaekel and Mariam Ann Johanningsmeier Schaekel. He lived most of his life in Indianapolis and worked as a heavy equipment operator at the Southside Landfill. He was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps serving in the Vietnam War. He graduated from Mt Comfort High School (1969) and liked to camp, fish and do wood working projects. He is survived by two sons Nicholas Schaekel and Joseph Schaekel, a sister Delpha Schaekel and two grandchildren Austin and Alexis Schaekel. He was preceded in death by his wife Susan Wheeler Schaekel and sister Linda Fry. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.hendryxmortuary.com. Hendryx Mortuary is honored to be assisting the family with arrangements.